Located in the heart of southeastern Wisconsin’s beautiful Lake Country, the Village of Hartland boasts small town charm and a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. As of the 2010 census, Hartland had a population of 9,110 residents.
Those who love going to city parks will enjoy Hartland as it offers 9 public parks for residents and visitors to enjoy. Nixon Park has a ton of amenities, including the Nixon Park Fine Arts Center, Waukesha County’s only splash pad, and multiple different sports fields. Nixon Park has also been voted a local favorite park by followers of Lake Country Family Fun and is home to the Hartland Hometown Celebration. For those looking for to take a hike, try hiking the trails at the Hartland Ice Age Marsh. It’s a nice scenic walk for people of all ages to enjoy. Hartland is also near the 2,437 acre Pewaukee Lake. The lake is a great place to swim on a hot summer’s day and provides excellent fishing year round.
Hartland’s downtown area is a host to many different shops and events throughout the year. Hartland’s farmers market takes place every Friday during the warmer months of the year and is a great place to get some produce, eggs, jelly, and more! Around Halloween, business in the downtown district hand out candy from their storefronts. This event beings the community together and is open to kids in costumes sixth grade and lower. In December, gather in the downtown area for a tree lighting ceremony that’s fun for the whole family. Hartland Lights rings in the holiday season with a lighting of the trees in the town square. This celebration also has activities for the whole family including crafts, adult beverages, and a chance for the kids to meet Santa. It’s an event you need to experience to get into the holiday spirit.
Hartland’s unique charm makes it a great place to live, work, and play. Come check out Hartland today and see what all the talk is about!